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Logical Reasonings / 3.7.18

A. Well, they came a bit earlier than announced, but a hearty congratulations to everyone receiving their Feb 2018 LSAT scores. Hopefully all of you got good news last night, but if you didn’t, you have June or July (and more options than ever) to try again. @Official_LSAT

B. To those of you who are planning to start studying for the LSAT soon, or for those of you who might want to try things differently after the Feb exam, or for those of you who got your Feb score back and are now starting the application process — nearly everyone reading this blog, we presume —- check out the two webinars we’re holding on Thursday, March 15th. By attending either you’ll get a $300 discount on any Blueprint classroom course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online course subscription. Blueprint LSAT

C. No matter how the February LSAT went, it could not have gone worse than this poor 1L’s torts final, which she had to take after being hit by a car. Above the Law

D. The future of the legal field is female: A study shows that there are now more women enrolled in law school than ever before. Enjuris

E. Stay safe, friends in the Northeast. NY Times

Logical Reasonings / 3.6.18

A. Next Thursday, March 15th, join us for webinars on the LSAT and law school admissions process. I mean, you can say no, and not know how to start studying for the LSAT or compile your law school apps, or get the $300 discount on any Blueprint classroom course or $75 discount on the first month of an online subscription that all attendees will receive. But that would be ill-advised. Blueprint LSAT

B. Not good news for the makers of the LSAT: they have been held in contempt for violating court-ordered accommodations requirements. Law.com

C. The Utah Bar — from the wholesome land of Utah, of all places! — just emailed a nude photo to every attorney in its great state. Above the Law

D. The perpetually in-legal-trouble Martin Shkreli must turn over $7.4 mil to the U.S. as part of his fraud conviction. Hope the feds are fans of unreleased records from past their prime rappers, because if Shkreli’s forced to use his assets to cover the cost, the government might get his copies of the one-of-the-kind Wu Tang album or Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V. Bloomberg Big Law Business

E. Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg is backing away from his claim to defy Mueller’s subpoena. ABA Journal

Logical Reasonings / 3.5.18

A. Thursday, March 15th, we’ll be hosting webinars on the LSAT and law school admissions process. You should RSVP. Not just because it’s the polite thing to do, but also because by attending you’ll get great info to start your pursuit of a legal career, and you’ll make studying for the LSAT easier and more economical with a $300 discount on any Blueprint classroom course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online subscription. Blueprint LSAT

B. After winning the Oscar for Best Actress, Frances McDormand ended her rousing speech with two enigmatic parting words: inclusion rider. It’s a contractual term. Here’s what it means. NPR

C. Hopefully enough people heard McDormand’s call — the Oscars drew record low ratings. Wall Street Journal

D. If you’re the risk-inclined type, and want to open a law firm after law school, here’s some advice. Above the Law

E. A former Trump adviser is saying “screw that” to a Mueller investigation subpoena. A questionable legal strategy, surely, so there’s apparently a good reason why he’s no longer an adviser. CNN

Logical Reasonings / 3.2.18

A. Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 15th. On that day, we’ll be hosting webinars on the LSAT and law school admissions process. If you attend, you’ll not only get all the info you need to start your LSAT studies or law school applications, but you’ll also get $300 off any Blueprint classroom course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online subscription! Blueprint LSAT

B. Meet Bradley Kleihege, the UCLA Law 3L competing on the new season of Survivor. Daily Bruin

C. Good on the U.S. in-house legal counsel market — a new study shows that women can expect to earn the same salary as men in equivalent in-house legal positions. Acritas

D. Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Responsibility Class: You cannot tell a legal discipline official to do something which is vulgar and anatomically impossible. ABA Journal

E. Also Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Responsibility Class (though it will be covered in your Crim Law class): You can’t shoot at another attorney’s office, especially if you’re a “decorated” sniper. The Oregonian

Logical Reasonings / 3.1.18

A. We’ll be hosting two more webinars — on the LSAT and law school admissions process — on Thursday, March 15th. So plan ahead, reserve your spot, because if you attend either, you’ll get $300 off any Blueprint classroom course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online subscription! Blueprint LSAT

B. Things are NOT going well for those currently taking the February Bar Exam, as the testing software ExamSoft appears to be causing some significant delays. Above the Law

C. A DePaul University College of Law Professor dropped a racial slur in class when teaching a fact pattern. Needless to say, it did not go over well with his students. Crain’s Chicago Business

D. A conversation with Tina Tchen, the head of the legal team at Time’s Up, the legal defense fund battling sexual harassment in the workplace. The Ringer

E. Next on Mueller’s hit list: Trump’s attempts to oust Sessions. Washington Post

Logical Reasonings / 2.28.18

A. You may be cutting it close, but there’s still time to register for the LSAT webinar that will be held at 6 pm PST tonight. Attend and you’ll learn all about the test that will determine your law school prospects, plus you’ll get $300 off any Blueprint classroom course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online subscription! Blueprint LSAT

B. Or, if you missed today’s webinar on law school admissions, you can reserve your space to the next admissions webinar we’re holding on Thursday, March 15th at 6 pm PST. Blueprint LSAT

C. N.C. Central University School of Law just promised the ABA that it would no longer accept any applicant with an LSAT score below 142. Herald-Sun

D. A former Missouri law student (and exotic dancer) — who was convicted of invasion of privacy for videotaping lovers without their consent — wants a pardon from Missouri governor Eric Greitens. The former law student’s argument? Well, the Missouri governor was just indicted on basically the same charge. Above the Law

E. The Jacksonville Jaguars president, emboldened by the team’s recent success, now wants to put a law school in Jacksonville’s premier academic institution: Stupid Nick’s Wing Dump Jacksonville University. Jacksonville Daily Record

Logical Reasonings / 2.27.18

A. This is your last chance to reserve your spot for tomorrow’s webinars on the LSAT and the law school application process. If you attend either, you’ll get a $300 discount off any Blueprint classroom course or a $75 discount on the first month of an online subscription, so don’t blow this opportunity! Blueprint LSAT

B. Buzzfeed just launched a video series on law school horror stories, if you need a jolt of fear this afternoon. BuzzFeedVideo

C. The Second Circuit ruled that Title VII protects workers from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, an issue that seems ripe for SCOTUS review. ABA Journal

D. Up a level in the federal court system, the Supreme Court held that immigrants being detained do not have the right to periodic bond hearings. NPR

E. Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Responsibility Class: You can be “aggressive” in the courtroom, but being “obnoxious” is going to get you disbarred. Above the Law

Logical Reasonings / 2.26.18

A. Did we mention the webinars on Wednesday? You can get all the info you need to attack the LSAT, compose the best law school application, and receive a $300 discount off any Blueprint classroom course or $75 off the first month of an online subscription. So reserve your space now! Blueprint LSAT

B. SCOTUS declined to review the Trump administration’s appeal on DACA, a decision that will keep the program in place beyond the planned expiration date on March 5th. Unlike Trump’s original recession of DACA protections, however, the Supreme Court’s decision was made without prejudice. Reuters

C. Meanwhile, Time‘s got an overview of the free speech cases the Supreme Court will hear this term, and how those cases intersect with employment law, voting laws, and women’s reproductive rights. Time

D. Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego was put under review by the ABA and … let’s just say that, contrary to the weather forecasts in San Diego, things aren’t looking sunny for the underperforming school. Above the Law

E. Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Responsibility Class: It actually might be OK to make up a bunch of fake bar associations that you belong to, just to impress clients. Kentucky Courier Journal

Logical Reasonings / 2.23.18

A. Don’t forget to RSVP to the webinars we’re hosting next Wednesday, February 28th. You’ll learn about the LSAT or law school admissions process, and for your trouble, you’ll get $300 off any Blueprint classroom course or $75 off the first month of an online subscription. Blueprint LSAT

B. Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law — a school that me, professional law school knower, definitely heard of and am not learning about at this very moment — is now the fifth school in New York to accept the GRE. Above the Law

C. Trump apparently picks judicial nominees “he can relate to,” which might explain why he picks people who don’t know much about the law. Law.com

D. An attorney discusses (spoiler alert) Jack’s death on This Is Us through the lens of product liability and negligence. More like Torts Is Us, am I right? ABA Journal

E. Mueller racks up another guilty plea, this time from Trump campaign official Rick Gates. Washington Post

Logical Reasonings / 2.22.18

A. If you are in the market to learn about the LSAT, get insight into law school admissions process, and receive huge discounts, then you’re in luck. We’re hosting two webinars next Wednesday, February 28th, in which veteran Blueprint instructors will go over the LSAT and law school admissions, and will give you $300 off any Blueprint classroom course or $75 off the first month of an online subscription. Blueprint LSAT

B. Florida State University College of the Law will begin accepting the GRE next year, a certainly Seminole decision for the future of its admissions. Above the Law

C. A group of law firms and professors filed several suits challenging the constitutionality of the “winner takes all” electoral college system. ABA Journal

D. Today in They Don’t Teach You This in Your Professional Responsibility Class: file this one under “they obviously don’t have to teach you this.” CBS Pittsburgh

E. You’ve probably seen the headlines about the study that shows that drinking two drinks a night can help you live past 90, but here’s what that study actually says. Time